History of Science

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Buying Books

So…it is not exactly easy to find history of science classics at your average–or even your well above average–bookstore. The class I’m officially taking here at Princeton, History 293, focuses heavily on a course packet and so doesn’t have many officially assigned books. It does have a few; they are Darwin’s Voyage of the Beagle…

Back to School

So…how cool is this? I’m 31 years old. I graduated from college in 1999. Since then I’ve been a journalist–for ten years. But now, at this very minute, I’m finishing my first reading assignment for Princeton’s History 293, “Science in a Global Context,” taught by D. Graham Burnett. Today is the first day of classes.…